GROWTH PLAN SUMMIT
at Governance and Priorities Committee
Monday, March 14, 2016
City Council Chambers, City Hall
222 3rd Avenue NorthThe development of the Growth Plan to Half a Million (Growth Plan) for the City of Saskatoon is nearing completion! In advance of requesting a final decision on the Growth Plan, the Administration will be presenting the key directions of the Growth Plan’s major initiatives in a public Growth Plan Summit event as part of Council’s Governance and Priorities Committee meeting on March 14, 2016.
Along with presentations from the Administration on the major initiatives, the Summit will also include a presentation by Mr. Jarrett Walker, author of the book Human Transit, regarding transit planning principles and the recommendations for Saskatoon Transit included in the Growth Plan. Following these topics, stakeholders and members of the public will be invited to provide comments on the Growth Plan to Committee.
If you’d like to provide comments during the Summit, you can do this either by preparing a written submission or by requesting to speak through the Contact City Council form on the City’s website, here. The Summit will also be live-streamed on the City’s website if you are unable to attend in person: www.saskatoon.ca/watchcouncil .
More information on the Growth Plan can be found on the project website at www.growingfwd.ca (no longer valid). The Growth Plan to Half a Million will be brought forward to the Governance and Priorities Committee’s April 18, 2016 meeting for approval in principle.
2:00 – 2:20 p.m. Overall Context for the Growth Plan
2:20 – 3:00 p.m. Transportation Presentation
3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 – 3:55 p.m. Corridor and Strategic Growth Presentation
3:55 – 5:35 p.m. Transit Presentation – including Jarret Walker, author of the book Human Transit
5:35 – 5:45 p.m. Active Transportation Plan Presentation
5:45 – 6:45 p.m. Break
6:45 – 7:00 p.m. Summary of Discussion
7:00 – 11:00 p.m. Requests to Speak (via City’s website) / Open Public Comment (without prior request)